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Sites with Folktale or Mythology Text

These sites contain the text of multicultural tales to explore.

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Edited and/or translated by D.L. Ashliman, University of Pittsburgh
A remarkable electronic text collection organized by alphabetical topics and Aarne-Thompson folktale motifs such as: Animal Brides, Bald Stories, Changeling Legends etc.

Tales of Wonder: Folk & Fairy Tales From Around the World
An archive of stories from around the world organized by country or continent. Text reprinted from folktale books.

The Moonlit Road
A well constructed multi-media site with audio and text versions of Southeastern United States Folktales.

Mariam's Story Park
A collection of Sufi stories from the Middle East

Bullfinch's Mythology
A wide range of classical Greek and Roman mythology texts.

Fairytales, Origins and Evolution
An interesting overview of the history and evolution of Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast Snow White and Bluebeard.

Powerful Symbols
Native American animal stories with background on symbolism and spirituality.

Encyclopedia Mythica
An elaborate reference dictionary of myth, folklore and legend.

Indigenous People's Literature
An amazing site for all things Native.
Stories shortcut
A wide range of Native American stories, fables and legends

Tales of Traditional Wisdom
A student written collection of global retellings. Student writing welcomed here.

Tales to Tell
A collection of children's tales, easy to read.

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